President Bill Clinton kicks-off #HarlemEatUP festival, which is now well in progress, with a great opening speech.
A little bit of rain came through but it has passed and we are ready to eat some good food and try some great wine in this packed crowd!
Good to see Bill Clinton back in Harlem where he use to have an office on 125th street for many years.
Enjoy the festival!
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Experience: Harlem & Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance Invite you to the 4th Annual Food & Drink Boulevard Summer Kick-off. An Evening of Food, Cocktails, Music and Entertainment o Harlem’s Restaurant Row.
Today, Tuesday May 5, 2015
6:00PM – 10:00PM on Frederick Douglass Blvd.
From 111th – 119th Streets.
5 & Diamond
67 Orange Street
Harlem Food Bar
LoLo’s Seafood Shack
The Park 112
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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from all of us here at HarlemCondoLife Your Gateway To Harlem. Wishing you and your family and friends a meaningful and joyous day of celebration together.
Please keep in your prayers those who are less fortunate and those who are experiencing loss of loved ones or not able to be together with their families due to their military service to our country.
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We stopped by HFB on Thursday to try the fried chicken after hearing the buzz about it and we were so happy we did. Wow!.. and I’m not kidding.
The chicken was D-licious. Moist, tasty and crispy but not greasy. It was accompanied by creamy mashed potatoes and green beans that snap when you bite into them. Luckily, we managed to score one of the last servings. I had it with my favorite happy hour drink there, the Watermelon Martini which I like on the rocks.
All I could say during my meal to my husband was, ” I’m in heaven”. So see you there next Thursday as I can’t wait to go back for more! =)
Harlem Food Bar
2100 Frederick Douglass Blvd
bet 113th & 114th Streets
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My husband, daughter and I recently ate dinner at Boulevard Bistro and enjoyed it a lot. We had a booth table which was comfortable and the decor and service were great. There was a large party next to us who also had a baby and they were served rather quickly as we were too.
My husband had the organic fried chicken which is served with smoked turkey collards and southern potato salad. I had the turkey meatloaf topped with wild mushroom and visalia onion gravy, with parmesan mashed potatoes and vegetables. We topped off our meal with the German cake which was also delicious.
We plan on going back soon for their brunch which we are hearing good things about.
If you haven’t tried BLVD Bistro in Harlem yet, we recommend it. Four stars on Yelp and a cozy inviting interior easily help make BLVD a charming addition to Harlem. Stay tuned for our part-two review on Boulevard Bistro.
Southern & Soul, American
239 Lenox Avenue (122nd Street)
New York, NY 10027
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Ring The Alarm!!! Your favorite sound is playin!!
Celebrate all things Caribbean at The Sweet Spot Festival
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2nd
Pack your picnic blanket, cooler & solo cups & join us for Jamaican Indepen-DANCE
Featuring music by resident Herbert Holler & NYC Champion Sound RICE &PEAS: DJ Gravy, Max Glazer, Orijahnal Vibez & Micro Don
The Sweet Spot Pop-Up Market returns with an array of food, vintage and craft vendors.
Performance by Nardo Ranks
Free Dance Hall Moves session by Tanisha Scott
Plus Free kids art workshops by The Laundromat Project
This celebration of life is made possible by LMCC, & Presented by Summer on the Hudson in partnership with NYC Parks and Riverside Park Conservancy #SOH #SweetSpotFestival #WHPP
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Harlem Students Face Off in Teen Battle Chef Competition
Twelve Harlem students who have mastered an eight-week culinary program will put their cooking skills to the test when they face off in Teen Battle Chef Live.
Teen Battle Chef Live is the culmination of an intensive program aimed at preventing obesity and diabetes. Students from Democracy Prep, a Harlem charter school, and The Harlem Dream Center, an afterschool program, will show off the techniques they learned that are needed to prepare delicious and nutritious food through healthy cooking. Two teams of students will complete a designated recipe that reflects the healthy, multi-ethnic meals and sophisticated culinary techniques they learned during the program.
New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will deliver opening remarks, with Chef Alexander Smalls, Food Network personality Ellie Krieger and Izabela Wojcik, Director of House Programming of the James Beard Foundation serving as judges.
The event is sponsored by EmblemHealth and the Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Inc. The event is open to the public and free to attend.
WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2014
6 p.m. | Reception
7 – 8 p.m. | Competition
WHERE: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Langston Hughes Auditorium
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY
(NW corner of West 135th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard)
About The Metro-Manhattan Chapter, of the Links, Inc.
The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of The Links, Incorporated established in the Harlem community in 1988, is a proud addition to a National organization established in 1946. The Chapter’s express mission is to serve the Greater Harlem community. The chapter’s hard work has established a reputation at the local and national level for effective programming through its signature Young Achiever’s program and other equally impactful initiatives that have impacted Harlem institutions such as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem Hospital, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Thurgood Marshall Academy, and countless men, women and children in Harlem and around the world.
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The Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance and Experience: Harlem invite you to The third annual Food & Drink Boulevard summer kick-off. It will be held on Frederick Douglass Blvd from W. 111th – W. 123rd Streets. Thursday, May 8th from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 at the door or 2 tickets for the price of one in advance at www.fdb.eventbrite.com
This event is always a blast and a perfect way to enjoy the nice weather while mingling with friends and meeting new ones. See the restaurants and businesses that will be featured this year. See you there!
5 & Diamond,
67 Orange Street,
Harlem Food Bar,
The Park 112,
Presented by Spring Bank.
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Save The Date! SAVOR THE SEASON~UPTOWN Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem. Here at the 3rd annual Gala you will sample some of the finest dishes from select restaurants in New York City to benefit Harvest Home’s new Educational Center and Market expansion project.
For more information on this Gala visit www.savortheseasonnyc.org
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
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Come visit The 5 and Diamond for Passover and Easter this week and make sure to make a reservation for their special extended Easter Sunday brunch from 11 am to 9 pm.
The 5 and Diamond
2072 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY 10026
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